These sophisticated bites make an irresistible nibble with aperitifs or as a more formal appetizer. You can prepare everything ahead, then simply pop them in the oven when your guests arrive.
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- Grated zest of 1 lemon
- 1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
- 1/2 tbsp. snipped fresh chives
- 8 asparagus tips
- 8 wafer-thin slices prosciutto, cut into strips
- Olive oil, for drizzling
- Ground black pepper
Preheat the oven to 375. Combine the mayonnaise, lemon zest, juice, and chives in a serving dish. Cover and place in the refrigerator.
Wrap each asparagus tip in a strip of prosciutto, arrange on a baking sheet, and drizzle with the oil. Sprinkle with a little black pepper and roast for 6 to 7 minutes, until tender.
Transfer the prosciutto-wrapped asparagus to a platter and serve with the lemon mayo.